BASIC (08-05)

GN 00312.426 Venezuela – Vital Statistics Records

Procedure – Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates

Each state has a Principal Registry. However, since it can take 5 to 10 years for events to be passed to that source, documents are not generally requested from that source. The number, book and year the document was filed is needed to obtain a copy of the registration.

1. Office to Contact

Chief Civil Authority (Jefe Civil) in the district in which the event occurred, or in Caracas, the Parish Judge (Juez de Parroquia) in the parish in which the event occurred

2. Fee

Varies — 2000/3000 Bolivars and more.


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GN 00312.426 - Venezuela - Vital Statistics Records - 08/26/2005
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:08/26/2005